Steven Salaita’s case isn’t about free speech. It’s about common sense, and the rightful consequences of bigotry and violence.
Why ‘Islamophobia’ in Europe cannot be equated with anti-Semitism, either in nature or degree
With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel
From Black Rock City to the Negev Desert, the sandy camping trip comes to the Middle East
Karl Stern, Canadian psychiatrist and writer, was in his day a famous Catholic convert. Why has he been forgotten?
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
‘Let the Celebrations Begin,’ an acclaimed and controversial Australian children’s book, raises questions about Holocaust education
Jewish grandma Isadora Alman pioneered the American sex-advice column, then found her work obsolete.
Talmudic rabbis debate professional eulogizers, trying to strike a balance between the holy and the mundane
Plus nukes in Prague, sex in the West Bank, and more in the news
Tablet profile today explains more
Dalia Mogahed may be the most influential figure guiding the Obama Administration’s Middle East outreach
Plus informal U.S.-Hamas talks, Palestine next year, and more in the news
Plus Iran’s sanctions, Obama’s Seder, and more in the news
Plus Bibi’s missing counter-offer, and more
South African’s skewed vision of conflict
Did Obama apply pressure at the wrong time?
Things are tense between Obama and Bibi
Elliott Abrams, who oversaw the Middle East for George Bush, says the recent Israel crisis reflects how the Obama team is doing business with the rest of the world
Should look more familiar to Israelis
Groups see Congress, not administration, as most crucial
At the AIPAC Conference with Netanyahu
But Obama is more powerful than ever; and more in the news
A new president, a hard push for hard sanctions
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury
After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet